Ahmedabad to London A350 Flights: Features & Passenger Capacity

Passengers can Enjoy Business Class Comfort on London’s 9:40 Flight

Tata Group’s airline, Air India, unveiled its first new A350-900 series Airbus on December 23, 2023, with a full-service flight from Toulouse, France, landing at Delhi Airport. The aircraft has now commenced commercial services since January 22. The delivery of three aircraft to India has also begun, with one or two planes expected to arrive each month. Among these deliveries, passengers traveling from Ahmedabad to London will also receive good news, as Air India will operate A350-900 series aircraft on the Gatwick route. Currently, Air India operates the route with a capacity of 256 passengers using the 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft features only 18 business class seats and 238 economy class seats, without the provision of luxury seats for passengers.

Passengers to Benefit from Comfortable Travel with Business Suites

In the upcoming times, Air India will introduce a new series of aircraft featuring 316-seater aircraft, where passengers can enjoy private business suites for a comfortable travel experience within 9 hours. This facility will be available for travelers flying from Ahmedabad to London in the next 6 months. Additionally, efforts are underway to upgrade existing Dreamliner aircraft from Air India’s fleet. Consequently, passengers traveling to London will receive enhanced services.

Special Features of the A350 Aircraft:

  • Three-class cabin configuration with 316 seats
  • 28 private bed suites in the business class
  • Increased legroom with 24 premium economy seats
  • Accommodation for 264 economy class passengers

Return Fares in A350 by Class:

  • Business Class Suite Fare: ₹1.75 Lakhs
  • Premium Economy Class Fare: ₹80,000 to ₹90,000
  • Economy Class Fare: ₹65,000 to ₹70,000 (Note: Fares may vary based on the season.)

Alongside the A350 Orders…

  • 40 A350 aircraft with white body ordered
  • Delivery of three aircraft has been completed
  • Two aircraft to be delivered every two months
  • Entertainment system to be changed in Dreamliners

Upgrades Planned for Existing Fleet:

  • Upgrades planned for 116 old aircraft
  • Process to upgrade 42 aircraft initiated
  • Seats and entertainment system to be changed for 737 and 777 series aircraft
  • Process initiated to change internal parts of 41 A320 narrow body aircraft.

To cover a distance of 8207 kilometers to London from Ahmedabad, it currently takes approximately 9 hours and 40 minutes. This flight operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, departing at 1:10 PM local time and arriving in London at 5:20 PM local time.

In Ahmedabad, on January 5th, the A-350 aircraft landed as part of its inaugural flight. In the coming times, Air India conducted a test flight for the new series of aircraft from Ahmedabad to Delhi without passengers. On January 5th, the A350 series aircraft successfully landed at Ahmedabad Airport at 5:35 PM local time, coming from Delhi. However, before departing for Delhi, the aircraft faced a technical issue, which required it to be grounded, causing a stir among Air India officials as well.

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